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shall have been regulated by the laws and ordinances
of the said corporation.
VI. And be it further enacted, That all elections

Elections and all meetings of the said corporation shall be made how con and held in a place certain, to be fixed and determined ducted by the bye-laws of the said corporation, and that all such elections and meetings of the said corporation so to be held as aforesaid, twenty members thereof, and at all meetings of the board of trustees, five members thereof, including the president, or in his absence the vice-president, shall be considered as a quorum, and shall have full power to do and transact the business thereof; that the society shall hold four stated meetings Stated n each year, one in every period of three months; and meetings

to be held. hat all persons being mechanics or tradesmen, and esident in the town of Canandaigua or its vicinity, lesiring to become members of the said corporation, shall be proposed to the said society by at least two members of the corporation, at a quarterly meeting next preceding that in which the question of his adnission shall be proposed ; that all such questions shall je determined by ballot and by the voice of two thirds of the members present; and all persons so admitted,

p paying into the hands of the treasurer such sum of noney as shall by the said bye-laws be directed, proided the same shall not exceed the sum of five dolars, shall have their names entered in the general reFister, and sliall be entitled to all the privileges and benefits arising therefrom ; that the powers herein vested shall not extend to the levying or requiring from he members of the said corporation any payments owards increasing the funds of the said corporation, or for any other purposes, exceeding the sum of one dolar from each of the said members in any one year.

And to the end that the funds of the said corporaion may never be diverted to any other than the chartable and benevolent ends and purposes of its instiution.

Accounts

to be exVII. Be it further enacted, That the corporation Mibited to shall once in every three years exhibit to the first 1st judge

of Ontario judge of the county of Ontario a full and particular county.

account of all the estate, real and personal, vested in the said corporation, attested by the oath of the trea. surer thereof that the same is a true and perfect account, together with a particular account of all monies by the said corporation expended in the preceding three years, specifying the particular purposes to which they have been applied; and if it shall appear that any monies, except for necessary purchases or repairs of any buildings which may belong to the said corporation applicable solely to the uses in and by this act expressly mentioned and prescribed, or for other charges incidental to the management of the funds thereof, have been applied by the said corporation to any use other than for the support of indigent members of the said corporation, or the widows or children of any person having been a member thereof, or for the establishment and support of the school in and by this act contemplated to be erected and maintained for the instruction of the children of the members of the said corporation, he shall direct the district-attorney for the district including the county of Ontario, ex officio to file aninforination against the said corporation in the courtoi

general sessions of the peace in and for the said counts Ifthefunds Of Ontaris

S of Ontario, and if upon a traverse the said corporation plied, the shall be found guilty and judgment shall pass there corporate upon, that thence forth the said corporation shall cease dissolved. and become null and void, and the estate, real and

personal, which it may then possess shall rest in the people of this state.

VIII. And be it further enacted, That this act be and

is hereby declared to be a public act, and that the FiThis is a

act. same be construed in all courts and places, benignly

and favorably for every beneficial purpose therein
intended.

CHAP: XCVIII.
An ACT extending the time, and continuing in forci

for a limited period, certain Banking Incorporations
in this State, and for other purposes..

Passed April 2, 1813. . D E it enacted by the people of the state of Ner

D York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That

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the act entitled-“ An act to incorporate the stockhold- Charter of

, the Merers of the Merchants' bank in the city of New-York,” chant's & and the act entitled “ An act to incorporate the stock-State bank holders of the New-York state bank, and for other

extended purposes," shall be and hereby are respectively extended and continued in force until the first Tuesday of June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. 11. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That Comptrol.

1: ler to sub it shall and may be lawful for the comptroller of this ser

scribe 600 state, and he is hereby authorized and required to sub-shares to scribe to the capital stock of each of the said banks, stock of

Ts, each six hundred shares, in the name of the people of this state, for the use of the common school fund, to be paid for out of the said fund ; and that the treasurer of U- Union colnion College shall and may subscribe for the use of lege 400

shares. the said college, four hundred shares to the capitalo stock of each of the said banks, and the capital stock of each of the said banks are hereby accordingly increas

Hamilton ed one thousand shares; and that the treasurer of Ham-college ilton College shall and may subscribe for the use of the 400 shares said college, four hundred shares to the capital stock of each of the said banks, and the capital stock of each of the said banks is hereby increased accordingly: Provided always, That the trustees of the said colleges shall not vote upon the said shares so to be subscribed : Proviss. Provided always, That on the shares so to be subscribed shall be paid into the said bank a sum not exceeding the amount paid by the former stockholders, and in like manner from time to time as calls may be made by the directors of said bank.

III. And be it further enacted, That' upon loans to be made by any of the banks within this state, other than to the people of this state, for periods exceeding six months, it shall be lawful for them to demand and receive interest at the rate of seven per centum per annum.

IV. And be it further enacted, That the respective Charters acts incorporating the bank of New York, the bank of of certain

banks eta Albany, the bank of Columbia, the Farmers' bank, and tended." the bank of Hudson, and the several acis continuing and extending the same, or any of them, shall be and

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hereby are extended and continued in force until the first Tuesday of June, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two.

V. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That Comptrol. it sh

of it shall and may be lawful for the comptroller of this ler direct. 11 ed to sub- state, and he is hereby authorized and required to subto scribe the sum of fifteen thousand dollars to the capital

stock of the bank of New-York, and the sum of five thousand dollars to the capital stock of the bank of Al bany, in the name of the people of this state, for the

use of common schools, to be paid for out of the comTreasurer mon school fund ; and also that the treasurer of U. of Union

nion College for and in behalf of the trustees of said college

college, be and he is hereby authorized to subscribe the sum of twenty thousand dollars to the capital stock of the bank of New York, and the sum of twenty thousand dollars to the capital stock of the bank of Al. bany, the sum of five thousand dollars to the capital stock of the Farmers' bank, and the sum of five thou sand dollars to the capital stock of the bank of Hudson;

and also that the treasurer of Hamilton College, for And of Hamilton and in behalf of the trustees of the said college, be and col. may he is hereby authorized to subscribe the sum of fifteen

· thousand dollars to the capital stock of the bank of New-York, and the sum of fifteen thousand dollars to the capital stock of the bank of Albany, five thousand dollars to the capital stock of the Fariners' bank, and ten thousand dollars to the capital stock of the bank of Columbia, and five thousand dollars to the capital stock of the bank of Hudson; and the capital stock of the said banks is hereby respectively increased to an amount equal to the sums authorized by this act to be subscribed on behalf of the people of this state, and the trustees of Union College and the treasurer of Hamilton College: Provided always, That the trus tees of Union College and the trustees of Hamilton

College shall not be entitled to vote for directors upon Trustees the shares to be subscribed for the use of the said of Colum- colleges. bia college VI. And be it further enacted, That it shall be law. may subscribe. ful for the trustees of Columnbia College, with the con

subscribe.

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sent of the directors of the banks mentioned in this act,
to subscribe to the capital stock of each of the said
banks to the extent hereby authorized and granted to
the trustees of Union College, and in case such sub-
scription shall be made, the capital stock of the banks
where it is made shall be increased to the amount of
such subscription: Provided always, That the trustees'.
of Columbia College shall not be entitled to vote for
directors on such subscriptions.

CHAP. XCIX.
An ACT to amend an act entitled An act concerning

the Clerks of the Supreme Court of this State, and

for other purposes.Passed April 2, 1813. I. D E it enacted by the people of the state of Nen

0 York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That Notice to the comptroller of this state be and he is hereby direct- bepu

ed relative ed forthwith to publish a notice in a newspaper printed to debts in each of the great districts, once in a week for six diut

vices done weeks successively, requiring all persons indebted to by clerks the people of this state for fees on account of services of sup. done by either of the clerks of the supreme court, to pay the sums in which they are respectively indebted to the treasurer of said state within twelve weeks from the date of said notice, which notice and demand shall be deemed a sufficient notice and demand, and an affidavit of such publication accompanying a copy thereof by the several printers who shall publish the same, taken before a commissioner authorized to take affidavits to be read in the said court, shall on the trial of any cause for the recovery of fees for services by the said clerks respectively, be received as conclusive evidence of the making such demand and publishing of such notice ; and the said comptroller is further directed to publish the like notice and demand forthwith after each return made to him by said clerks, in conformity to the second section of the act hereby amended. Penaltyfor II. And be it further enacted, That if any person in-neglecting

J e to pay afdebted as aforesaid shall not pay the amount due to ters

LO ter such the treasurer of this state within the tiine limited there-notice. for by any notice hereafter to be published by the

court.

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